Bulgaria

thumbnailBalkan troops train with US Marines
2015-03-04The Platinum Lion 2015 joint exercise gathered hundreds of troops from Serbia, Romania and host nation Bulgaria.
thumbnailBalkans join fight against violent extremism
2015-02-27Balkan states are asking the United States and Europe to help confront the root causes of terrorism.
thumbnailNATO expands presence in Eastern Europe
2015-02-23Recent security threats have prompted NATO to heighten readiness in Eastern Europe, Balkan security experts say.
thumbnailWestern Balkans continue co-operation against terrorism, extremism
2015-02-19Experts point to the importance of regional and international co-operation among prosecutors in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
thumbnailGood governance in Romania includes civil society
2015-01-19NGOs have expertise to assist authorities in the battle against corruption, analysts say.
thumbnailRegional forces work with US to promote peace, stability
2015-01-05Regional security forces co-operate with the US Marines to boost their peacekeeping capacities through joint military exercises.
thumbnailGreece, Cyprus determined to thwart ISIL recruits, gunrunners
2014-12-29The recent arrest of eight suspects indicates Greece and Cyprus are used as a conduit to Syria by extremist fighters and ammunition suppliers.
thumbnailRegion strives for energy stability
2014-12-18After Russia announced that it will halt the construction of the South Stream pipeline, countries in the region debate energy stability.
thumbnailRegion strives to protect legal migrants
2014-12-11New projects in the region will help to protect legal migrants' human rights.
thumbnailDanube enhances co-operation between Croatia, Serbia
2014-11-24In order to improve tourism capacity, co-operation and cultural understanding, the two countries have joined together on several projects
thumbnailBalkans conduct joint military training against extremists
2014-11-18A training centre in Sarajevo offers regional militaries a NATO-based course in tactics against insurgents and an opportunity to exchange experiences from peace missions.
thumbnailBalkan police co-operation reduces organised car theft
2014-10-27Efforts by the authorities as well as the end of duty tariffs on car imports have had an impact.
thumbnailDebate on Croatia's pace implementing EU directives
2014-09-12Some view the EU's directives as helpful but others as overwhelming to businesses.
thumbnailSerbia to open regional military training centre
2014-08-29Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
thumbnailEU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture
2014-08-28The Union allocated 1.5 billion euros for cultural and media projects.
thumbnailRegional armies improve co-operation through NATO programme
2014-08-27Through bilateral, regional and NATO partnerships, Balkan armies support regional safety.
thumbnailLaw to slow terrorists in Romania stirs privacy debate
2014-08-22Officials said 13 million pre-paid cards are used in Romania and, apart from terrorism, they can be misused in a wide range of illegal activities.
thumbnailAnalysts see significance in Rama's planned visit to Belgrade
2014-08-13Albania announced the first visit by its head of government to Serbia in over half a century.
thumbnailConference raises 1.8 billion euros for Balkan flood relief
2014-07-23Money from the conference will be used to support Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In other business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development approves a credit line for Albania's Deposit Insurance Agency (ADIA).
thumbnailBalkan armies promise greater co-operation in catastrophes
2014-07-22Nine Balkan militaries agree to jointly assist the civilian population in times of disasters.
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